Bankstown Girls High School

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Bankstown Girls' High School is a government high school for girls operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training. It is located in the south-western Sydney suburb of Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia.

Education

The school was established in 1959. There are 118 students in year 10. The school, with an enrolment of 636 students, is situated 10 kilometres from the centre of Sydney with easy access by train or bus. Smart boards are used in certain classrooms to complement the education.


HSC performance

Bankstown Girls' High School performs outstandingly in the HSC with girls receiving band 6s in all their courses.[citation needed] The highest UAI in 2008 was 99.3.[citation needed] and in 2014 was 96.3.

Houses

Students are allocated to a house when they enter BGHS according to their surnames. There are four houses which students compete under for the Swimming, Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals:

Freeman (red) Sauvage (blue) Jackson (green) O'Neil (yellow)

Over the years, Freeman and O'Neill have had a fierce rivalry, with each house winning by the nearest of margins and points, in athletics and swimming carnivals. The house names were formed in 2001 by the SRC.

Extracurricular activity

The BGHS has a Student Representative Council, as well as prefects, and a newsletter called the Buzz.

Students have the option to participate in athletics, sporting teams, debating, public speaking, student ambassdor programs, math competitions, science competitions, anime club, dance and choir. Since 2010, Bankstown Girls High School has held a school event called Dance Revolution where the students perform numerous dance numbers. It occurred in 2010, 2011 and will be occurring in 2013.

Notable alumnae

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